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The Magic Wand Volume 37 (1948)

by George Armstrong
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The Magic Wand Volume 37 (1948) by George Armstrong
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Numbers 217-220

254 pages

  1. Vol. 37, Number 217, March, 1948 [48 numbered & 18 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • A Word of Thanks
    • Resolutions
    • Hotel Entertainment
    • What is Wrong?
    • Opening Effects
    • Reading Matter
    • Three New Series
  3. Magical Publications and The General Public - article by Bill Bishop
  4. Mainly for Mentalists - A New Series by Arthur F. G. Carter
    • Psychological Forces
  5. Tray Trix - A New Series by Verrall Wass
    • Stripe=O!
    • The Laughing Buddha
  6. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
  7. The Magic Letter Box - correspondence
  8. Letters to a Collector - a new series by James B. Findlay
  9. Competition - The Best Effect for Entertaining Children
    1. The Three Foxes - Billy Barton
    2. The Queen's Necklace - Lawrence Backler
    3. Oscar The Ostrich - Roger H. Peate (New Zealand)
  10. Sellers Magic - series by Tom Sellers
    • Climax for the Patriotic Balls
    • The Breakaway Vanish Box
  11. Melange - notes and comments from George Johnson
  12. A Matter of Colour - J. F. Orrin
  13. Topical Gags - Norman Rashleigh
  14. Peter Pentra - Roy Cowl
  15. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from Volume XXXVI, page 177
    • The Garland of Flowers
    • Robert-Houdin's Portfolio
  16. The "Three-Three" Card Trick - Devano
  17. Some Notes on Chapeaugraphy - J. A. Esler - continued from Volume XXXVI, page 184
    • More Hats
  18. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Part IV
      • How to get the Idea (continued)
      • Colour Change
  19. Take a Card? - excerpt
  20. Book Notes
    • ConJUNIORing - John Brearley
    • Sleights Supreme - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • Magic at Your Fingertips - Milbourne Christopher
    • Gems of Mental Magic - John Brown Cook and Arthur Buckley

  1. Vol. 37, Number 218, June, 1948 [48 numbered & 16 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Letters to a Collector
    • The Competition
    • On the Sick List
  3. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
  4. The Teleasthesiac Card - Axel Hume
    • Variation on the Same Theme
  5. Well, I Thought It Was Funny - M. C. Payne
  6. Chapeau Fez - Jack Lamonte
  7. Mainly for Mentalists - series by Arthur F. G. Carter
    • The Aye-Cee" Miracle Book Test
  8. Sellers Magic - series by Tom Sellers
    • Penetra-Disc
    • Coin Producing 'Kerchief
  9. Nothing up My Sleeve - Eileen Duxbury (South Africa)
  10. Do As I Do - news excerpt
  11. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from page 36
    • The Instantaneous Impression
    • The Transparent Cashbox
  12. The Best "Opening" Trick - a New Competition - announcement
  13. Poker Pay-Off!! - news excerpt
  14. Competition - The Best Effect for Entertaining Children
    1. Sand Castle Scena - John K. Bays
    2. Mickey's Escape - Jimmy Flowers
    3. The Cats and the Chicken - C. Tomlinson
    4. The Mysterious Ball - James Wilson
  15. The Scarlet Pimpernel - rhyming patter for the Sliding Card Box - H. C. Mole
  16. The Spelling Tables - Rupert H. Slater
  17. The Magic Letter Box - correspondence
  18. The Mystic Card Frame - George Johnson
  19. Letters to a Collector - series by James B. Findlay
  20. Registration of New Effects - offer
  21. The Mystery of Tut-Ru-Karam - new product by Sidney Lawrence
  22. Tray Trix - series by Verrall Wass
    • The Breakaway Tray
    • Card-Cod Tray
  23. The Clairvoyante - Herbert Leigh
  24. More X-Ray Torch - Billie Francis
  25. Daze, The Magician - book review by George Johnson
  26. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Part V
      • How to get the Idea - Method Three - Concentration (continued)
      • The Second Glass
  27. Fantasy Fifty-Two - John K. Bays
    • Deceivers Ever
  28. Book Notes
    • Basic Card Technique - Anthony Norman
    • The Card Expert Entertains - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Annemeann's Miracles of Card Magic - John J. Crimmins, editor
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vols. 3 and 4 (Book Edition)
    • Caught Thoughts - Peter Warlock
    • Cours Magia - Robert Veno
    • Les Anneaux "Innovation" - Guy Bert
    • Thirteen Effects of Paper Magic - Thorkild Andersen
    • Encyclopedia of Sleeving - Jack Chanin

  1. Vol. 37, Number 219, October, 1948 [48 numbered & 14 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Opening Up
    • A New Effect
    • A Problem
    • For Mentalists
    • The Close
    • Stop Press
  3. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
  4. The 14-15 Force - W. S. Hartley
  5. Mainly for Mentalists - series by Arthur F. G. Carter
    • The "Aye-Cee" Hidden Card Principle
    • The Basic Effect
    • The Principle
    • 1. The Insurance Card
    • 2. Touch
    • 3. Do As I Do
    • 4. Thought Materialization
    • 5. A Get-Out
  6. A Fairy Tale - H. C. Mole
  7. Competition Results - The Best Effect for Entertaining Children
    • First Prize - The Statue - Reg. Gayton
    • [Second Prize - Babes in the Wood - Cyro]
    • [Third Prize - Afgan Races - Les Vincent]
  8. The Next Competition - The Best "Opening" Trick
  9. To You - Anon. - poem
  10. Spectator's Guess - Allan Lambie (Canada)
  11. Discovery at the Card Table - Roy Cowl
  12. The Homing Pigeon - George Joyce
  13. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • A Better "Magic Arithmetic"
  14. Put a Move On - meaning of "Hey Presto"
  15. Patter for The Demon Wonder Box - J. Lockhart Davidson
  16. Sellers Magic - series by Tom Sellers
    • Delayed Action Ball Flight
    • The Productive Frame
  17. Round and Round They Go - new effects announced
    • The Chinese Paper Tear
    • The Wheel of Torture
  18. The Soldier and the Colonel's Daughter - Stanley G. Brown (South Africa)
  19. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from page 63
    • The French-Guardsman
    • The Pastrycook of the Palais-Royal
    • Diavolo Antonio
  20. The Clairvoyante, Again - Rupert H. Slater
  21. Letters to a Collector - series by James B. Findlay
  22. The "Chavel" Card Box - Dick Chilvers
  23. Tray Trix - series by Verrall Wass
    • The Anti-Gravity Tray
  24. The Ultimate Invisible Pass - Rupert H. Slater
  25. John Ramsay's Cups and Balls - future book announcement
  26. To Cheltenham - Oscar (Khayyam) Paulson
  27. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Part VI
      • How to get the Idea - Method Three - Concentration (continued)
      • Similies in Colour
  28. The Magic Letter Box - correspondence
  29. The Mystic Card Frame - more on the effect from page 78
  30. Book Notes
    • Mind Out of Time - Peter Warlock
    • Stuthard's Svengali Routine - Joe Stuthard
    • Principles and Deceptions - Arthur Buckley
    • The Eyes of the Gods - John P. Hamilton
    • Your Deck Your Card - Tony Kardyro
    • Fifty Tricks with a Thumb-Tip - Milbourne Christopher
    • Novel Passe Coin Routine and Climax - William Kalman
    • Mentale Mysterier - Aage Darling
    • Fantaisies Avec les des a Jouer - Treborix
    • Trucs et Ficelles du Metier - Robert Veno

  1. Vol. 37, Number 220, December, 1948 [48 numbered; 14 unnumbered cover, advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Problem Solved
    • An Important Year
    • Publicity
    • The Competition
    • Children's Effect Competition
    • Magical Copyright
    • The Index
    • The End of Another Year
    • A Pleasant Task
  3. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
    • The Silks to Pocket
    • The Anti-Gravity Knife
  4. The Die is Cast - Frank Butler
    • The Hidden Number
    • Plural Dice
    • Captive Dice
    • "Albuto" Dice
    • Go-Bang!
    • Anchored Dice
    • Produx
  5. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from page 126
    • The Enchanted Vase
    • The Horn of Plenty
  6. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • In Two Places at the Same Time
  7. See-Sawcery - J. F. Orrin
  8. Cigar to Ribbon Routine - John K. Bays
  9. The Cups and Balls Board - board & servant by A. C. Newitt
  10. A Card Prediction - Phil Wall
  11. Letters to a Collector - series by James B. Findlay
  12. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Part VII
      • Recognition of the Idea
      • Sh-h! Quiet Please!
  13. The (Live) Homing Pigeon - E. Brian MacCarthy
  14. Tray Trix - series by Verrall Wass
    • White Rice - Red Silk
  15. Truth will Outshine - Being the Report of an Annual Dinner - humor by Oscar Paulson
  16. Book Notes
    • The Fine Art of Magic - George G. Kaplan
    • Professional Magic for Amateurs - Walter B. Gibson
    • The Devil's Whisper and its Development - De Vega

word count: 98857 which is equivalent to 395 standard pages of text
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